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Eileen is pronounced ei-leen. Aileen is pronounced ay-leen.
-- xKatiex  10/28/2006
In Ireland it's pronounced IE-leen, with the stress on the first syllable. [noted -ed]
-- Anonymous User  8/1/2012
My Gaelic-speaking uncle from Mull pronounced my name between EYE-len and AY-len, which perhaps explains the spelling Aileen. North Americans put the stress on the second syllable for some reason.
("eilean" means a small island as in Eilean Donan).
-- elliemae  8/28/2014
It has Lee, in it the male spelling of Leigh/Lee. Its pronounced Eye-Leen, Mispronunciations include Ey-leen, Ey-laine, and Elle-Leen.
-- Eileen1209864  3/29/2016

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